renaming files and folders

Clemens's Avatar


17 Dec, 2018 12:58 PM

Hey everybody,
I am quite new to pathfinder so maybe my finding is nothing more than an oversight on my part. Please excuse me in that case.

My problem occurs after creating new or renaming old files or folders:

After I validated the new name by clicking "OK" in the naming window another naming window pops up, but this one is showing me previous occurences of naming files or folders...WTH?? To me this looks like a pretty annoying bug - I want a naming process to be permanent.

Any help is appreciated.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Path Finder Sup... on 17 Dec, 2018 01:32 PM

    Path Finder Support Team's Avatar

    Hi Clemens, 

    Please follow the instruction and check if the issue still persists: 

    1. Make sure that Path Finder is located in the Applications folder
      (in case you are using macOS Mojave) Use System Preferences > Security & Privacy > grant Full Disk Access to Path Finder

    2. Open your terminal and paste the following command to check if Path Finder has been slapped with the quarantined extended attribute:
      xattr /Applications/"Path"

    3. If you see returned as output from that last command, then go ahead and run this next command:
      xattr -d /Applications/"Path"

    You won't get any feedback or output from that command, but that's okay because you can just run the first command again to see for yourself if the attribute shows up again. It shouldn't, and now Path Finder is freed from Apple quarantine jail. Restart your PathFinder now. 

    Don't hesitate to contact us should any questions arise. 

    Best Regards,
    Path Finder Support Team 

  2. Path Finder Support Team closed this discussion on 17 Dec, 2018 01:32 PM.

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